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Landscape-scale Carbon Storage Associated with Beaver Dams 2013

Study on how beaver-created wetlands store carbon and help with climate change

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The Economic Value of Beaver Ecosystem Services Escalante River Basin, Utah 2001

In-depth report on how beaver could provide benefits to local residents and visitors well into the millions of dollars per year in Utah.

Beaver Dam Analog (BDA) Webinar

This webinar by Dr. Nick Bouwes, Utah State University focuses on the use of Beaver Dam Analogs (BDA’s) to promote incised steam and beaver restoration. 2017

The Beaver Restoration Guidebook Version 1.0, 2015

A comprehensive compilation of information related to beavers and their management with an emphasis on stream restoration.

Ecological engineering and aquatic connectivity: a new perspective from beaver-modified wetlands, 2014

This study demonstrated that beavers actively increase the volume-to-surface area ratio of wetlands by almost 50% and that their digging of foraging channels increases average wetland perimeters by over 575%. They concluded that exclusion or removal of beavers could limit ecosystem processes and resilience.

Evaluation of the Ecological Impacts of Beaver Reintroduction on Aquatic Systems

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Study on how beaver engineering and foraging has the potential to create unique and highly heterogeneous wetland and stream habitats